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Mark A. Dalla Valle
Patent Attorney
Mark A. Dalla Valle
Patent Attorney
Lam Doan
Patent Attorney
Charles L. Hamilton
Patent Attorney
Andrew J. Lee
Patent Attorney
Kent J. Tobin
Of Counsel

Chad R. Walsh
Patent Attorney

George B. F. Yee
Patent Attorney
Brian N. Young
Patent Attorney
Silicon Valley
Tel: (408) 884-1510
Fax: (408) 516-5926

Practice Areas
Patent and Intellectual Property Law
Patent Prosecution
Strategic Patent Counseling and Patent Portfolio Development
Patent Infringement and Validity Analysis and Opinions
Patent and High-Tech Litigation Strategic Advising and Support
Patent Licensing
High-Tech Contracts and Agreements

Practice Focus
Mr. Dalla Valle focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling, primarily serving clients in the design, manufacture and sale of electronic devices, circuits and systems. He has written, filed and prosecuted multiple hundreds of patents for the electrical and computer technology industry, including semiconductor fabrication and design, radio frequency circuits and systems, fiber optic signal processing, telecommunications circuits and systems, analog and digital circuits and systems, and computer hardware and software. He also provides patent validity and infringement opinions, patent portfolio analyses, pre-litigation analyses, claim construction opinions and related patent-litigation evaluations, and technology licensing agreements.

Mr. Dalla Valle acquired his technical expertise initially as a practicing engineer in Southern California. This included over eight years as a test engineer, a design engineer and engineering manager at a major military defense contractor, Hughes Aircraft Company, working in the design and testing of secure spread spectrum military communications systems. This also included two years as a design engineer at a commercial startup company, Telease Technology, working in the design and testing of secure subscription television signal delivery systems for cable- and satellite-based applications employing military grade spread spectrum techniques.




Loyola Law School, J.D.

University of Southern California, Masters in Science, Electrical Engineering

DeVry Institute of Technology, Bachelors in Science, Electrical Engineering


State Bar of California
State Bar of Illinois

United States Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Court of Appeals, Northern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, Southern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, Central District of California

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit





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